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Tuesday, September 13 • 11:30am - 11:55am
OPEN TALK: The Politics App from CNN and CA Technologies - A Case Study Using APIs and Serverless Architecture

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This year’s presidential election is surely the most compelling contest in recent US history. Putting political divisions aside, we can all agree that timely access to relevant information could help voters to be properly informed when it comes time to vote. That’s why CNN and CA Technologies partnered with the goal of creating a mobile app that would keep voters educated and engaged throughout the election cycle. To achieve this, we needed to design an application architecture that could empower editors to publish news as it happens and enhance it with key statistics and multimedia content. In this session, you will see how we reached our goal by using APIs to integrate cloud-based Lambda functions with legacy on-premises infrastructure.

Speakers
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Scott Morrison

SVP & Distinguished SVP, CA Technologies
K. Scott Morrison is Senior Vice President and a Distinguished Engineer at CA Technologies. He joined CA as part of its acquisition of Layer 7 Technologies, where he served as CTO. Scott led Layer 7 to develop the industry’s leading security infrastructure for mobile systems, cloud computing and APIs. He is a passionate and highly sought-after speaker who has published over 50 book chapters, juried papers, and magazine articles in... Read More →


Tuesday September 13, 2016 11:30am - 11:55am
API World: Main Stage